Gannon Knights Serve the Community for a Day of Caring

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About 400 Gannon University students, faculty and staff are expected to answer the call of service on Saturday, April 14 for Day of Caring. (More info and signups available here.) This year, the action will focus on the neighborhood adjacent to campus that is part of the Our West Bayfront initiative organized and funded in […]

Habitat for Humanity Makes a Difference

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Are you interested in community service? Do you like hands-on work where you can see the difference that you’re making? If you answered yes to these questions, then Habitat for Humanity may be a great club for you to join! Background Habitat for Humanity was founded by Millard and Linda Fuller in the 1970s as […]

SGA strengthens bond with MLK Center

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Gannon University’s Student Government Association recently announced plans to further develop its existing relationship with the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, specifically with the children who participate in its programs. Student Government Association President Luke King said that SGA is attempting to reflect the university’s strategic themes by strengthening the partnership between the MLK Memorial Center […]

GU students set new goals for new year

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It’s a new year and a fresh start for students at GU. Many students have some ideas as to what they would like to accomplish in the second semester. Take a look at what students have their minds set on for the spring. King Fatumbi, freshman mechanical engineering major: One of my goals is to […]

All About Dr. Steve Ropski

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If you ask almost anyone on campus, “Who’s Dr. Ropski?,” they’ll probably be able to tell you he’s a well-loved, zany professor who has a passion for the environment and for Gannon students. However, while a lot of students know how successful Dr. Steve Ropski is in biological research, they might not know all of […]

College Search 101: Spring into Action

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Even though summer’s not here quite yet, it’s still time to keep pushing forward on that college search. So to help you continue smoothly into the merry month of April, we’ve got a fresh new checklist to aid you and your plan of action (with the help of our dear friends at collegeboard.com, of course). […]

Students Prepare for Alternative Break Service Trips

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Senior biology major Amanda Stolz said she commits her spring breaks to service trips so she can “pay it forward.” Junior communication arts major Beth Gaertner said she serves to learn about the issues that might not have a big impact on her life but will greatly impact someone else’s life. Gaertner and Stolz will […]

GUEST BLOG: College To-Do List w/ Phil Zimmerly ’05

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Phil Zimmerly is originally from DuBois, Pa. where he attended DuBois Central Catholic. After graduating from Gannon with an English degree in 2005, he studied at the University of Alabama School of Law. Currently, Phil is a law clerk to United States District Court Chief Judge Yvette Kane. Just about to start your college career? […]

10 Ways to Give Back While at GU

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As part of our Catholic identity and Gannon’s mission, all students are encouraged to spend some time each semester volunteering. There are even some classes that require a certain number of volunteer hours for a grade. Here are 10 easy ways to help others in your spare time.

Learn to Teach: As Former ‘Decathlete,’ I Love Academic Decathlon!

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While most college students spent their spring break on vacation, spending time with friends or relaxing at home, I spent my spring break preparing high school students for their Academic Decathlon State Competition. What is Academic Decathlon? Academic Decathlon is a team competition where students match their intellects with students from other high schools. No, […]